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Matters India - Sept 26

 

imageKerala wins UN award for control of non-communicable diseases

Thiruvananthapuram: The southern Indian state of Kerala has won a United Nations award for its “outstanding contribution” towards the non-communicable diseases-related sustainable development goals. The UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF)…

imageNovice’s death puts spotlight on nuns’ “suicides”

Thiruvalla: On the morning of May 7, Divya P. John, a 21-year-old novice with the Basilian Sisters near here, attended class as usual, a church spokesman says. But an hour…

imageCardinal Bo stresses religious leaders’ role in conflict resolution

By Matters India Reporter Yangon, Sept 25, 2020: A group of inter faith leaders meeting on South East Asia Freedom of Religion or Belief (SEAFoRB) endorsed the role of religious…

imageVideo on tightrope river-crossing in Kandhamal goes viral

Kandhamal: Officials in Odisha’s Kandhamal district have removed electric cables and ropes that villagers used to cross a river in Odisha’s Kandhamal district. The officials acted after videos and photos…

imageThailand: 1,500 dunked in world’s largest baptisms

Bangkok: Christians in Thailand are celebrating after 1,435 people were baptized in a huge outdoor event. Believers from five different provinces of the Southeastern country gathered September 23 at a…

imageBangladesh Christians demand repeal of blasphemy law of Pakistan

New Delhi: The largest Christian human rights association of Bangladesh, ‘the Bangladesh Christian Association (BCA)’ has asked the government of Pakistan to repeal the controversial blasphemy law. The BCA submitted…

imageLegendary singer S P Balasubrahmanyam dies

Chennai: Celebrated singer Sripathi Paditha Arathyula Balasubramaniam died in a Chennai hospital after almost two months of treatment. He was 74. The death occurred at 1:04 pm on September 25, 2020…

imageMassive protests over farm bill rock India

New Delhi: More than two dozen farmers’ organizations from across India, supported by 18 political parties, on September 25 took to the streets protesting the farm bills passed by Parliament.…

imagePhilippine bishops postpone Christianity’s 500-year celebrations

Manila, Sept. 25, 2020: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Catholic Church has decided to prolong by one year the quincentennial celebration of the arrival of Christianity in the Philippines.…

imageShaheen Bagh’s grannies and other feisty protesters

By Mohammed Wajihuddin New Delhi, Sept 25, 2020: Ziya Us Salam, an old friend, a prolific writer and a senior journalist associated with The Hindu group for over two decades,…